Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
Special Features
TimeSpace: Half A Tank
TimeSpace: Half A Tank

Post photographer Michael Williamson is traveling across the country covering the economic situation.

Half a Tank: Along Recession Road: July 19, 2009 - July 25, 2009

Breakdown On A Texas Highway

We were driving along I-35 in Texas when we saw two people who looked as if they could use a ride. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post ON I-35 NEAR COVINGTON, Texas -- Michael and I passed a Suzuki...

By Theresa Vargas  |  July 24, 2009; 11:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Along for the ride  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Road Most Traveled

Ann Sonnek is at the wheel of the family's minivan as her daughter, Abby, and dog, Rosie, get comfortable in the backseat. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post ALONG ROUTE 66 IN OKLAHOMA -- In a champagne-colored minivan with...

By Theresa Vargas  |  July 23, 2009; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Get Your (Tightly Scheduled) Kicks On Route 66

Locals and out-of-towners come together at POPS, a Route 66 attraction known for the variety of soda pop it offers. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post ARCADIA, Okla.--Alana Hataway is a planner. And so, it wasn’t on a whim...

By Theresa Vargas  |  July 23, 2009; 10:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Digging For Diamonds In Arkansas

Shannon Williams and her seven-year-old daughter Megan look for diamonds in the dirt. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post MUFREESBORO, Ark.--You can tell you’re getting close when you come to the Diamond Bank, which is near the Diamond State...

By Theresa Vargas  |  July 22, 2009; 8:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Wounds, Old and New--Ours Too

Michael and me walking down a street in West Virginia late one night. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post It hit us the other day. In all the miles we have traveled, no one has refused to talk to...

By Theresa Vargas  |  July 21, 2009; 6:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Utopia at a Discount

A sheriff's cruiser patrols the streets of Celebration, Florida. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post When Michael and I were in Florida, we didn’t head straight to Orlando’s streets to talk to the homeless. First, we stopped in a...

By Theresa Vargas  |  July 21, 2009; 8:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Lousy Tips In An Icon Of The Great Depression

A truck in Sallisaw bears a 1931 Oklahoma license plate, alluding to the Dust Bowl migration. Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post SALLISAW, Okla--The only indication that Michael and I were in the hometown of the Joads – the...

By Theresa Vargas  |  July 20, 2009; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company